Jamie Lehmann memorial collection on the Cairo Jewish Community, [ca. 1894]-1961, 1921-1954 (bulk).


Jamie Lehmann memorial collection on the Cairo Jewish Community, [ca. 1894]-1961, 1921-1954 (bulk).

Records of the Jewish Community and Rabbinate of Cairo, Egypt, concerning such subjects as religious and communal affairs, attitudes toward Zionism, concern for Ethiopian Jews (Falashas), contact with Jewish communities in Egypt and abroad, World War II and the Holocaust, relations with the government, and other areas. Contains minutes of the Council, 1925-1934, accounts, 1949-1951, and general correspondence files, 1946-1950, of the Community; correspondence, letter books, and records sent by the Rabbinate, 1941-1953, correspondence with the Chief Rabbinate of Alexandria, 1936, 1941-1946, requests for documents, attestations of personal status, ID information, and other material on the status of community members, 1936-1950; minutes of the Commission for Religious Affairs, Synagogues, and Shehita, 1951-1954; annual reports of Oeuvre de Bienfaisance de la Communauté Israélite de Cairé, 1945-1954; records, 1935-1944, of Société de Bienfaisance Israélite de la Communauté Israélite de Cairé; records of the Ashkenazi community in Cairo including ledgers, 1953-1955, and minutes of Commission for Jewish Conference Hall, 1933-1934, and records of cashiers office of Welfare Fund, 1947, 1950; and Jewish patients' accounts with Italian Hospital in Cairo, 1961. Also includes minutes of B'nai B'rith Cairo Lodge No. 687, 1911-1912, and Maimonides Lodge, 1924-1928; ledger of Ba'al Hanes Synagogue, ca. 1894-1909; and other material. Correspondents include Rabbi Haim Nahoum, Rabbi Moshe Ventura, Itzhak Ben-Zvi, Moshe Shertok (Moshe Sharett), Rabbi Isaac Herzog, and Rabbi Ben-Zion Meir Hai Ouziel.

6.75 linear ft.







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Ben-Zvi, Itzhak, 1884-1963

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Sharett, Moshe, 1894-1965

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Nahoum, Haïm, 1872-1960

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B'nai B'rith. Lodge No. 687 (Cairo, Egypt)

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Ouziel, Ben-Zion Meir Ḥai, 1880-1953.

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